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UNICEF — Sustainable WASH Solutions

UNICEF WASH Young Changemakers seeks young innovators with innovative Water, Sanitation and Hygiene solutions that will make a difference for children and their families across Asia Pacific. Eligibility extends to English-speaking East Asian or Pacific Islands citizens (under 30 years old) who work in the water industry developing innovative WASH solutions for families in the […]

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United Nations — Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation invites submissions to the 4th Human Rights Youth Challenge. Youth aged between 16 -24 are asked to produce a video (2-5 minutes) on climate change and human rights to water and sanitation. Videos can be submitted in any language with […]

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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization — Youth Multimedia Competition

UNESCO invites youth around the world to take part in a Multimedia Competition in response to an acute world problem. The 2021 competition revolves around a question on “COVID-19 and Human Solidarity.” Participants are required to produce a 3-minute video, multimedia presentation, 500-700 written essay, or art work. The competition is divided by age groups: […]

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African Business Heroes — ABH Prize Competition 2021

African Business Heroes aims to support the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are making a difference in their local communities by working to solve the most pressing problems. Applications are open in English and French to entrepreneurs from all African countries, all sectors, and all ages. Ten finalists will compete for a share of […]

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Hello Tomorrow — Global Startup Challenge (8th edition)

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge seeks startups from all around the world that use advanced technology to answer societal or industrial challenges. The challenge includes one category for startups that focus on energy, food, agriculture & environment, among 10 others. The grand prize is €100 thousand for the best early-stage startup (€30 thousand for 2nd […]

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United Nations World Tourism Organization — Global Rural Tourism Startup Competition

The UNWTO is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and accessible tourism. The UNWTO Global Rural Tourism Startup Competition invites applications to accelerate rural development through tourism. The competition seeks disruptive ideas that will accelerate the diversification of tourism products and positively contribute to the planet, people and prosperity. There […]

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Because International — Social Innovation Competition

Because International seeks applications for its Pursuit Incubator Program. The Pursuit Incubator was created for early to middle stage entrepreneurs that have ideas for a socially innovative product. Entrepreneurs from all around the world are invited to apply. Participants will receive 10-weeks of online training, coaching, networking opportunities and the opportunity to compete in a […]

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Arizona State University — Competition for Women Social Entrepreneurs

The WE Empower UN SDG Challenge is a global competition for women social entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The challenge honors innovative women entrepreneurs, invests in the most inspiring and transformational ideas and ignites awareness. Awardees will participate in a dynamic pitch competition to present their business for the opportunity to […]

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Celebrate Islands — Video Contest for Project Funding

Celebrate Islands invites video submissions for a contest “My project in 120 seconds” giving winners the opportunity to implement a small project on their island. Projects need to be achievable within one month and may focus on biodiversity conservation, ecological restoration, waste and plastic, sustainable economic activities (such as fisheries, agriculture, etc.), water efficiency or […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Photo Contest 2021

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites current and former grantees to enter the 2021 Digital Photo Contest. CEPF is looking for images that show how their support enables people to protect hotspot species and critical ecosystems, and participate in sustainable livelihoods. The winning images will be featured on the homepage of CEPF’s website and […]

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